We found 3 locals numbnuts that rated among today’s Doofiest:
Officials at Sea-Tac Airport say a passenger entered a secure area through a concourse exit lane last night, causing a security breach and prompting authorities to clear several concourses until the man was located. An airport spokesman says 1,000 to 1,500 passengers in the C and D concourses and central terminal had to be rescreened. Officials say the incident was a misunderstanding and not a security threat. THANKS, DOOFUS!
Seattle police say fireworks set off by an intoxicated couple early yesterday morning prompted nearly 50 ‘shots fired’ calls from Seattle’s Queen Anne neighborhood. Callers reported shots and a woman crying and people running near the 400 block of Republican Street. “The Seattle Times” says police found a couple who said they’d been shooting each other with Roman candles. The woman said she’d been laughing, not crying. Police want the couple charged with misdemeanor reckless endangerment. NICE GOING, DOOFUSES!
When 2 employees took a smoke break in the wee-hours, a twenty-six year old drifter crawled in through the drive-in window of a Tumwater Jack in the Box, grabbed some cash and walked out through the front door. Trouble was, the surveillance cameras caught him in the act. The man found a set of keys to the register, opened it and took the $108 inside, according to court papers. He has denied setting foot inside the Jack in the Box. CLEVER, BUT SAD… YOU DOOFUS!
And now, we go around the Globe:
The so-called “worst neighbor” in Germany is looking at a number of charges for his many un-neighborly antics. According to TheLocal.de, the 75-year-old Frankfurt man identified only as Gunter D. has been repeatedly caught urinating in potted plants, calling his neighbors prostitutes, writing lewd graffiti in the building’s public area, and wandering around completely naked in full view of his fellow residents. Gunter claims he hasn’t done any of those things, but he’s still facing charges of disturbing the peace, damaging property, and making threats.
A Wisconsin man is facing charges related to child support and police say a Facebook picture of the guy holding a bunch of cash helped catch him. Christopher Robinson is accused of never making a single child support payment for his two-year-old but a picture showing him with a handful of cash caught the attention of authorities. Milwaukee District Attorney John Chisholm saw the posting and Facebook was court ordered to provide access to Robinson’s account. He faces several counts of failure to pay child support.
A Northern California teen is facing drunk driving charges after a serious accident just a few days after getting her driver’s license. According to the “Marin Independent Journal,” 18-year-old Elsa Ramirez of San Francisco only had her license for eight days when police say she got into an accident. The car was overloaded early Saturday morning when it slammed into a guardrail on Highway 101. Two people in the car were taken to the hospital while three others ran away.
A 90-year-old Pennsylvania man is looking at assault charges over accusations he punched a state trooper. Authorities in Indiana County say they went to Russell Stiffler’s home last weekend after a call about the condition of an older woman. However, Stiffler apparently didn’t want them there and things got a little heated. They say he was outside when they arrived and was making things difficult so they attempted to take him into the custody. Stiffler than allegedly punched the trooper but the officer wasn’t hurt. He’s charged with charged with assault, resisting arrest and harassment.
A ten-year-old boy is lucky to be alive after leading police on a chase. KCTV in Kansas City says his mother caught the kid smoking over the weekend, he took her car keys and then took off. It turned into a chase along Interstate 470 and U.S. Highway 40 and ended with a wreck. Nobody was hurt and police took the boy away.
A Maine woman is due in court today after officials say he stole a dump trunk while drunk and promptly wrecked it. Authorities in York say Kristin Plante was drunk late last year when she jumped into the truck at a construction and tried to take off. It didn’t go very well for her as she backed it into a glass door and hit someone’s car. Plante was arrested a short time later and allegedly kicked and spit while in the police cruiser. Police say she was also wanted in Florida for other trouble. The 28-year-old is charged with criminal drunk driving, assault, theft, criminal mischief and driving with a suspended license.